Elizabeth Reich
Interior Designers & Decorators
Study transitional-home-office


We covered the back of the bookcases with burlap for texture and interest. Beams were added to make the space feel cozy and create a home for the chandelier to hang from.
Photography by Jamie Sentz
Custom Cabinetry by Pete Dallam
Contractor Smart Homes Services

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January 25, 2013
allison_o wrote:
Where are these built ins from? They're beautiful!
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Elizabeth Reich
Thank you, I designed these and they were custom made by C.L.Dallam, a local cabinetmaker.
    Bookmark   January 31, 2013 at 10:06AM
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November 2, 2012
monterosnob wrote:
From where did the picture lights above the bookcases come?
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What color paint is used on the walls and the back of the shelves? Love it!
    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 4:57AM
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Elizabeth Reich
Thank you. The walls are Ben Moore Kendall Charcoal. The backs of the shelves are covered in burlap for texture.
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September 12, 2012
laurendesign wrote:
Love the desk. Where is it from?
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Elizabeth Reich
Thank you! Lillian August.
    Bookmark   September 27, 2012 at 10:04AM
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July 7, 2013
crhodes wrote:
Where did you get the rug?

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